Tuesday, September 20, 2011

MV: Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows 1

Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned

...and repel the forces that seek to take it from you.
  • to repel = to force someone who is attacking to move back or to stop attacking
  • to seek = to try to get something
Bill takes his steaks on the raw side now.
  • raw = raw food has not been cooked, or has not been thoroughly cooked
All right. We'll have time for a cozy catch-up later.
  • cozy = warm and comfortable, and making you feel relaxed
That way, if anyone's out there waiting for us, and I reckon there will be...
  • to reckon = [British] to believe that something is true
Imagine if something went wrong, and we ended up a scrawny, specky git forever.
  • scrawny = very thin, in a way that is not attractive or healthy
  • specky = [slang] specticles = glasses
  • git = [British] an insulting word for a stupid or annoying person
Technically, I've been coerced.
  • to be coerced = to make someone do something by using force or threats
Nip it, Mundungus.
  • Nip it = [slang] “stop what your doing/saying before it gets worse”
Blimey, Hermione.
  • blimey = [British] used for expressing surprise
It tastes like goblin piss.
  • piss = [slang] urine
Bill, look away. I'm hideous.
  • hideous = very ugly or frightening in appearance
Head for the Burrows. We'll rendezvous there.
  • to head for = to go in a particular direction
  • to rendezvous = to meet at a particular time and place that you have arranged
My rucksack with all my things, I've left it at the Burrow.
  • rucksack = backpack
It's better we wipe their memories.
  • to wipe (their memories) = to erase
I'm a purveyor of rare and wondrous objects.
  • purveyor = a person who provides information, ideas, or products
you found a locket, am I right?
  • locket = a piece of jewelry that consists of a very small case that you wear around your neck on a chain. People often keep a photograph of someone who they love inside a locket.
There I was, flogging me wares in Diagon Alley...
  • “flogging me wares” = [British slang] selling my merchandise
Says she's a mind to lock me up.
  • “she's a mind” = [British] thinking about
...but Ron got splinched.
  • to be splinched = [story word] what occurs when a witch or wizard disappears unsuccessfully, leaving part of his or her clothes or body behind in their former location. The degree of splinching can range from minimal, such as loss of hair, to life-threatening, such as loss of flesh or muscle, though the damage is usually repairable.
I don't fancy another visit like the one we had in Shaftesbury Avenue, do you?
  • to fancy = [British] to like
Actually, I'm highly logical, which allows me to look past extraneous detail...
  • extraneous = not relating to the subject or situation that you are dealing with
...and perceive clearly that which others overlook.
  • to perceive = to notice or realize something
Look, if you've got something to say, don't be shy. Spit it out.
  • “Spit it out.” = telling someone to hurry and say something when they are too nervous or embarrassed to say it
We're all weeping now...Weeping because
  • to weep = to cry
How long do you reckon she'll stay mad at me?
  • to reckon = [old slang] to think
It keeps cropping up.
  • to crop up = to happen suddenly or unexpectedly
...where he took the stone and turned it thrice in hand.
  • thrice = [old English] three
...but surely you must know I no longer have what you seek.
  • to seek = to look for
Shell Cottage on the outskirts of Tinworth.
  • outskirts = near the outside (of the town)
Dobby only meant to maim or seriously injure.
  • to maim = to injure someone seriously, especially permanently

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